The Press: Ball

/ went to the animal fair;

The birds and beasts were there. The big baboon by the light of the moon Was combing his auburn hair. The monkey, he got drunk And sat on the elephant's trunk. . . .

"I went to the Ritz. People of importance were there. But I wrote no story, for it was a ball in honor of such as me." So said many a young woman, clever with her typewriter, as she removed her satin slippers early one morning last week. She had come home from the sixth...

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